- Weave through the famous ancient ruins of Carthage
- Admire picture-perfect ocean views at Sidi Bou Said
- Pay a visit to the ancient Islamic capital of Kairouan
- Bask at the magnificence of the El Djem amphitheatre
Take a step back in time during this three-day tour through the splendid Mediterranean country of Tunisia. Visit impeccable Roman ruins, charming seaside villages, important Islamic monuments and distant desert escapes. The country’s history is sure to impress, and the heritage of its past is as alive now as ever. With the country’s impressive infrastructure and modern hotels, your stay here will offer you the comforts of home. Join this memorable Tunisian trip and discover the best of North Africa!
- Day 1 - ARRIVAL TUNIS - HAMMAMET (70 kms - 1hr)
Arrive at Tunis–Carthage Airport, where your professional guide and driver will be waiting for you to start your first day of discovery. Depending on your flight arrival time, the first visit will be to the Bardo National Museum, located in an Old Beylical castle in the middle of the old city of Tunis, renowned for its rich collection of mosaics. After that, you will be transferred to Hammamet, one of the country’s main coastal cities. Check in to your hotel in Yasmine Hammamet, where you’ll have dinner in the evening. (Depending on your flights' times, lunch is included either on your arrival day, or on your departure day.)
Overnight in Hammamet.
- Day 2 - HAMMAMET - KAIROUAN - EL DJEM - SOUSSE (220 kms - 3hrs)
Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and a transfer to Kairouan. Upon arrival to the holy city, take a walking tour with your guide through the old Medina. Visit the Great Mosque of Kairouan, located in the middle of the Medina and built by the Arab general Uqba Ibn Nafi in 670 AD. The site attracts thousands of local and international visitors for its magnificent architectural and spiritual value.
Then visit the impressive ancient engineering site of the Aghlabid basins, where two large water basins and a few cisterns have survived the passing of centuries as they helped conserve and distribute decades of scarce drinking water resources. Lunch is included and will be in Kairouan. The next stop is at the village of El Djem, home of the Roman amphitheatre of El Djem, the third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, built around 18 centuries ago, and exceptionally well-preserved up to this day. The site was mainly used for spectator events, namely gladiator battles. At the end of this day, continue to the Mediterranean town of Sousse, and enjoy some free time at the harbour of El Kantaoui. Overnight in Sousse
- Day 3 - SOUSSE – TUNIS DEPARTURE (130 kms - 2 hrs)
After breakfast, your will head directly to Sidi Bousaid, in the capital of Tunis. This charming village is known for its indigo blue windows and doors, white walls and, set at an altitude of over 100 metres, it features dazzling views over the Mediterranean Sea. Your next stop is at the neighbouring archaeological site of Carthage, located on a magnificent coastline.
Although the ancient city was destroyed by the Romans, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features excavations of homes, baths and sewage systems. The other significant site in the area is the Carthage amphitheatre, built towards the first century AD and later rebuilt by the Romans. The theatre today hosts some 30,000 visitors at the yearly International Music Festival of Carthage. Then, depending on your flight time, you will either have lunch or go directly to the airport, with assistance for departure. Breakfast included
- 2 nights’ accommodation
- Operated with English/ French/ German/ Italian/ Spanish-speaking driver-guide on a shared basis
- 2 breakfasts
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Shared transportation as indicated in the itinerary
- International Flight Tickets
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance